Plotting America: Cartesian Coordinate Practice Worksheets
Download actual sample practice sheets.Plotting America is a collection of Cartesian graphing handouts for constructing outlines of each of the 50 US States. Each handout helps students practice their coordinate graphing skills in a meaningful way. Plotting America provides a range of difficulty that makes differentiated instruction simple, and you can virtually guarantee independent work by giving each student a different assignment.Each graph is presented in two formats: first-quadrant only for lower grades, and four-quadrant graphing for higher grades. Plotting America is perfect as a stand-alone activity or as part of an interdisciplinary unit studying the US states. Cartesian graphing is an essential mathematics skill that requires practice early on and regular reinforcement. Plotting America provides meaningful practice that is appropriate for many age levels.